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Latitude: 51.0747 / 51°4'29"N
Longitude: -4.053 / 4°3'10"W
OS Eastings: 256271
OS Northings: 132604
OS Grid: SS562326
Mapcode National: GBR KR.DF38
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.W9D
Plus Code: 9C3Q3WFW+VQ
Entry Name: Balustrade and Lamp Post to Rock Park Lodge
Listing Date: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385224
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485686
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Barnstaple
Built-Up Area: Barnstaple
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Balustrade
SS5632 NEW ROAD
684-1/5/214 (South West side)
Balustrade and lamp post to Rock
Balustrade and lamp standard. Probably 1879. Timber
balustrade, lamp standard cast-iron on a stone base. Free
Baroque style. The railings extend along New Road, forming the
boundary of the garden of Rock Park Lodge.
Balustrade has moulded brick plinth with heavy turned
balusters of a C17 character. Lamp standard on square-section
pedestal with sunk panels with 4 gables and an octagonal base
to the standard. Standard, stamped Geo. Smith and Co., Sun
Foundry, Glasgow. Standard has heavy S-shaped scrolled
brackets; anthemion decoration and a scrolly ladder rest.
Tapering cylindrical lamp with conical finial.
Rock Park was opened in 1879. It was laid out by RD Gould.
Listing NGR: SS5627132604
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